GSI to host webinar on geotextile filters

May 12, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Geotextile Filters: Concerns and Issues,” on May 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. It is roughly estimated that geotextiles have been used in more than …

Geosynthetics Conference 2021 call for proposals and abstracts now open

May 11, 2020

Proposals and abstracts are now being accepted for the Geosynthetics Conference 2021. Submissions can include short course, workshop, training lecture, technical session and panel discussion proposals, as well as abstract submissions for technical papers of all types. Submissions will be accepted through May 25, 2020.  The Geosynthetics Conference 2021 takes place Feb. 21–24, 2021, in Kansas City, …

GMA hosts free webinar on geosynthetics for unpaved and paved roads

May 5, 2020

Sponsored by Propex The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) and Propex will present a webinar “Geosynthetics Used in Unpaved and Paved Roads,” May 18 from noon to 1:30 p.m. CDT. The webinar is free to GMA members and nonmembers. Beginning in the 1930s, geotextiles and then geogrids have been used in unpaved and paved roads for …

GSI to host webinar on geotextile tubes

May 4, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Applications and Design of Geotextile Tubes,” on May 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. Geotextile tubes are large, factory-fabricated textile tubes with multiple access ports …

Engineers learn from home, strengthen skills for current and post-COVID-19 pandemic workplace

April 29, 2020

ASME brings flexible, affordable and applicable virtual training solutions to engineers everywhere. Lifelong learning for engineers doesn’t stop, even under quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a recent survey of approximately 3,000 engineers conducted by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), eight in 10 engineers anticipate a change in operations due to COVID-19 …

IGS North America to host webinar on electrical leak location

April 28, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “IGS Electrical Leak Location Seminar Series Ep. 4,” on May 14, from 12:00 p.m. to 1 p.m. CDT. The webinar will explain ASTM D8265: The new standard practice for covered geomembrane testing. The aim of the newly published standard practice for covered geomembrane electrical leak location testing …

GSI to host webinar on MSE inspection

April 27, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) Wall, Berm and Slope Construction Inspection,” on May 6, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. The inspection (aka monitoring) of MSE wall, …

Extend the life of paved and unpaved roadways with the GEOWEB Confinement System free webcast

April 23, 2020

Join Presto Geosystems for a free, 30-minute webcast where Presto will discuss how to extend the life of paved and unpaved roadways using the GEOWEB 3D Confinement System.  Tuesday, April 28, 2020 11:00–11:30 a.m. CDT Earn PDH credits.   Webcast Learning Objectives: Understand the benefits of using the GEOWEB Soil Stabilization System to stabilize surfaces …

GSI to host webinar on QA/QC of waste containment systems

April 20, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Quality Control/Quality Assurance (QA/QC) of Waste Containment Systems,” on April 29, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. This presentation focuses on geosynthetics used in containment systems. …

GSI to host webinar on landfill failures

April 17, 2020

The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Behavior and Analysis of Twenty Solid Waste Landfill Failures,”on April 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. In comparison to the number of worldwide solid waste …